New sea garden story map showcases Indigenous mariculture practices across the Pacific

New sea garden story map showcases Indigenous mariculture practices across the Pacific

New sea garden story map showcases Indigenous mariculture practices across the Pacific
Clam garden in the Broughton Archipelago, British Columbia, Canada. Photo by John Harper, courtesy of Simon Fraser University.

A few years ago, while waiting for a connecting flight at Houston Airport, the Sea Around Us PI Daniel Pauly challenged Simon Fraser University resource & environmental management professor Anne Salomon to put clam gardens in a global context by mapping them along with similar Indigenous maricultural innovations around the world.

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Sea Around Us research included in ‘definitive volume on large marine ecosystems’

Turquoise water Arabian Sea diving spot
Arabian Sea. Photo by Naveen Gollapalli, Wikimedia Commons.

Research produced by current and past members of the Sea Around Us has been included in what is being described as “a definitive volume on large marine ecosystems.”

The book, titled Ocean sustainability: Assessing and managing the world’s large marine ecosystems, presents best assessment and management practices based on examples from 37 years of published peer-reviewed papers on large marine ecosystems or LMEs.

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